PG | | Drama, Mystery
Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance.
William Randolph Hearst was infuriated by this movie, obviously based on his life. According to an essay written for the "New York Review of Books" by Gore Vidal "Rosebud" was Hearst's name for long-time mistress Marion Davies' clitoris. Some other reports claim screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz took the name from... ...
Charles Foster Kane:
At the party scene where Kane dances with the girls, there are several shots of his reflection in the mirror. The camera shoots directly into the mirror and its silhouette can be clearly seen.
Orson Welles's name is listed last and among the list of featured roles, instead of leading roles, saving his name as best for last.
$216,239 (USA) (5 May 1991)
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